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Stephon Gilmore
DB #24
Height:
6-1
Weight:
190
Age:
23
College:
South Carolina
Hometown:
Rock Hill, SC
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
35
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 96 82 14 0.0 0 26 3 23 -- 23 0 3 1
2013 BUF 11 9 35 30 5 0.0 -- 10 2 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2012 BUF 16 16 61 52 9 0.0 -- 16 1 23 23 23 0 3 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 NE L 21-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 CAR W 24-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @NYJ L 20-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 BAL W 23-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @CLE L 24-37 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 CIN L 24-27 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @MIA W 23-21 5 4 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @NO L 17-35 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 KC L 13-23 7 6 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @PIT L 10-23 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 NYJ W 37-14 2 2 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 ATL L 31-34 5 4 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @TB L 6-27 2 2 0 -- -- 2 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
15 @JAC W 27-20 2 2 0 -- -- 1 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
16 MIA W 19-0 3 3 0 -- -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
17 @NE L 20-34 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

PRO

Drafted in the first-round (10th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft…is the first player selected 10th overall by the Buffalo Bills… is the 11th player selected from South Carolina in Bills draft history… He is the second defensive back from South Carolina to be drafted by the Bills, joining DB Ko Simpson (2006 – 4th round – 105th overall)…Gilmore becomes the 12th defensive back drafted by the Bills in the first round, most recently 2008 (CB Leodis McKelvin – 11th overall)

PRO

Drafted in the first-round (10th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft…is the first player selected 10th overall by the Buffalo Bills… is the 11th player selected from South Carolina in Bills draft history… He is the second defensive back from South Carolina to be drafted by the Bills, joining DB Ko Simpson (2006 – 4th round – 105th overall)…Gilmore becomes the 12th defensive back drafted by the Bills in the first round, most recently 2008 (CB Leodis McKelvin – 11th overall)

 

2013

Played in 11 games and started nine after missing the first five with a wrist injury. Finished the season with 35 tackles, a career-high two interceptions and 10 passes defensed.

Vs. NE (9/8). Vs. CAR (9/15), At NYJ (9/22), Vs. BAL (9/29), At CLE (10/3): Inactive (wrist injury)

Vs. CIN (10/13):  Made his 2013 season debut and posted three tackles.

At MIA (10/20):  Produced five tackles and one pass defensed.

•    At NO (10/27): Made his first start of the season and recorded one tackle.  Played in his first game of the season without a cast on his hand.

Vs. KC (11/3):  Totaled a season-high seven tackles and added a pass defensed.

At PIT (11/10):  Totaled three tackles.

Vs. NYJ (11/17):  Totaled two tackles and one pass defensed.  Help pass defense yield a season-low 12 completions.

Vs. ATL (12/1):  Tallied five tackles and one pass defensed.

At TB (12/8):  Recorded his first interception of the season.  Added two tackles and two passes defensed.

At Jac (12/15):  Posted an interception in his second consecutive game.  Play protected Bills 27-20 lead in fourth quarter.  Added two tackles and a pass defensed.

Vs. Mia (12/22):  Posted three tackles and three passes defensed.  Defense yielded a season-low 89 passing yards.

At NE (12/29):  Totaled two tackles.

 

2012

Started all 16 games of his rookie season  ... Led the team in deflected passes with 16 ... Added 61 tackles (52 solo)  and an interception

At NYJ (9-9):  Became the first Bills cornerback to start Kickoff Weekend since Nate Odomes in 1987 (9/13 vs NY Jets). ... Led Bills cornerbacks with five tackles and posted one forced fumble (recovered by Jets).

Vs. KC (9-16):  Tied for a team-high seven tackles and a team-high three passes defensed.

At Cle (9-23):  Posted one tackle.

Vs. NE (9-30): Had a game-high four passes defensed and seven tackles.

At SF (10-7):  Tallied five tackles (four solo) ... Recorded the team’s only pass defensed.

At Arz (10-14):  Totaled five tackles and one pass defensed as he was matched up with Larry Fitzgerald for most of the game.

Vs. Ten (10-21):  Posted one tackle and a pass defensed.

At Hou (11-4): Recorded three tackles and one pass defensed.

At NE (11-11):  Tied for the team-lead with six tackles.

Vs. Mia (11-15):  Produced three tackles and a forced fumble.  FF was recovered by Jairus Byrd and coverted into a FG.

At Ind (11-25): Tied for the team-lead with six tackles including one tackle for loss.  Added two passes defensed and a forced fumble.

Vs. Jac (12-2):  Totaled three tackles and pass defensed.

Vs. STL (12-9):  Made his first career interception in the second quarter.  Added two tackles and two passes defensed.

Vs. Sea (12-16):  Recorded one tackle.

At Mia (12-23):  Produced four tackles.

Vs. NYJ (12-30):  Started all 16 games and produced two tackles in the season finale.

 

COLLEGE

 

Gilmore started all 40 games he played in at South Carolina, going on to record 181 tackles (140 solos) with seven sacks for minus 53 yards, 15 stops for losses of 67 yards and five quarterback pressures…Caused four fumbles and recovered four others, returning two for 69 yards…Deflected 17 passes and had eight interceptions for 86 yards in returns, including a touchdown…Gained 206 yards on 28 punt returns (7.36 avg), 47 yards on two kickoff returns, 37 yards on seven carries (5.29 ypc), 68 yards on two-of-three pass completions and a blocked kick.

 

•    2011: All-American first-team selection by The NFL Draft Report, as that scouting information service calls Gilmore the “most complete cornerback” in the 2012 draft pool…Added All-Southeastern Conference first-team honors and was named to the Paul Hornung Award Watch List, an honor given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission and football legend Paul Hornung…Also received SEC Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll recognition…Started all 13 games at right cornerback, recording 46 tackles (35 solos) with a five-yard sack, three stops for losses of 11 yards and three quarterback pressures…Caused a fumble and recovered another that he advanced 56 yards vs. Georgia…Deflected seven passes and tallied four interceptions while handling four punt returns for seven yards, two kickoff returns for 47 yards and also blocked a kick vs. Tennessee.

 

•    2010: Gilmore earned All-American second-team honors from The NFL Draft Report and third-team accolades from the Associated Press, as the league’s coaches selected him All-Southeastern Conference first-team…Started all 14 games at right cornerback, as the Sophomore All-American (second team by College Football News) was also named to the inaugural Paul Hornung Watch List, recognizing the nation’s most versatile player... Was one of only six players to earn first-team All-SEC honors by either the Associated Press or coaches and also be named to the Fall Academic Honor Roll…Led the team with a career-high 79 tackles (66 solos) that included three sacks for minus 23 yards, six stops behind the line of scrimmage, two pressures, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery that he advanced 13 yards vs. Georgia…Deflected two passes and intercepted three others for 97 yards, including an 80-yard touchdown vs. Furman…Gained 47 yards on nine punt returns (5.22 avg), completed one-of-two pass attempts for 29 yards and carried twice for 17 yards.

 

•    2009: Gilmore enrolled at the University of South Carolina in January and went through spring drills...Earned Freshman All- America honors by Phil Steele, CollegeFootballNews.com and Scout.com...Also named Freshman All-SEC by the league’s coaches...Started all 13 games at right cornerback, as he ranked fifth on the team with 56 tackles (39 solos), as he posted three sacks for minus 25 yards and six stops for losses of 29 yards…Caused and recovered a pair of fumbles…Deflected eight passes and intercepted another…Returned 15 punts for 152 yards (10.13 avg)…Used in the “wildcat” formation, he completed his only pass attempt for 39 yards and picked up 20 yards on five carries vs. Clemson.

     

PERSONAL

Sport and Entertainment Management major, earning Southeastern Conference academic honors the last two seasons…Born Stephon Stiles Gilmore on 9/19/90…Resides in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

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